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Judith Hackitt to chair government’s independent review following Grenfell Tower disaster

An independent review of building regulations and fire safety has been announced by the government following the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower …

Grenfell Tower Fire: Safety organisations will meet with Government to discuss fire regulations

Leading safety bodies will meet ministers for talks on UK building and fire regulations in the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower disaster. RoSPA, IOSH and …

Health & Safety Executive releases annual workplace fatality figures

Today, the HSE releases its annual workplace fatality figures, which exclude deaths on non-rail transport and those caused by occupational diseases…

Government announces over £109m funding for driverless and low carbon projects

£109.7 million of government funding has been announced this week to help develop the next generation of driverless and low-carbon vehicles..

Penalty points and fines for drivers using mobile phones set to double

Police have begun to increase enforcement on people using mobile phones while driving. From March 1 the Government will introduce stricter penalties…

HSE signs up to become disability confident

Disability Confident is a government led scheme set up to help employers make the most of the opportunities provided by employing disabled people…

Volkswagen failed UK customers, but Government is failing consumers

The Transport Committee’s report says the Government should investigate and consider prosecuting Volkswagen for its deception, but has been far too slow to act.

UCATT: Construction inspections show further decline

The number of vital, unannounced, life-saving construction inspections being undertaken by the Health and Safety Executive declined further last year.

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